Wednesday, 7th May, 2014

Cristiano Ronaldo has tipped Neymar to one day win the FIFA Ballon d'Or.

Ronaldo collected the 2013 FIFA Ballon d'Or at a ceremony in January this year, edging out fierce competition from Lionel Messi and Franck Ribery.

And the Real Madrid icon, who has watched Neymar settle into life at Barcelona this season, feels the Brazilian will also experience what it means to be crowned the world's best player.

"He has shown a lot of room for improvement in the future. I see Neymar as a great player", Ronaldo told SporTV.


"I think he has recently shown that he can become a great player in the future.

"His adaptation at Barca was not the best as he had some problems at the beginning.

"But he has the potential to become one of the best players in the world.

"I think he will win the Ballon d'Or one day."

Neymar has managed nine goals in 25 La Liga appearances for Barcelona so far this season.

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